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#149 – December 21, 2022

37 tips for improving productivity in software development teams

Software development teams are the most crucial for business performance and profitability. Without them, there is no product! Enhancing developer productivity to maximize their potential is critical for leaders in modern software orgs.

No, this isn't over-complicated, it's just complicated

“Why are we over-complicating this?” is a very easy thing to say after being introduced to a project. What's hard is to reserve judgement until you've educated yourself on the entire problem domain, and noted all the considerations that were made by previous developers.

A Roomba recorded a woman on the toilet. How did screenshots end up on Facebook?

Robot vacuum companies say your images are safe, but a sprawling global supply chain for data from our devices creates risk.

Horror stories of cryonics: The gruesome fates of futurists hoping for immortality

For decades people have arranged to freeze their bodies after death, dreaming of resurrection by advanced future medicine. Many met a fate far grislier than death.

Avatar: The Way of Water was rendered in Amazon Web Services

New Zealand-based visual effects company Wētā FX used Amazon Web Services to render the compute-intense movie Avatar: The Way of Water.

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